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Meaning of “verge” - Learner’s Dictionary

verge

noun [C]     /vɜːdʒ/
UK the edge of a road or path that is usually covered in grassRoad surfaces and features
be on the verge of sth/doing sth
to be going to happen or to do something very soon: a company on the verge of financial disasterAlmostMerely and barely
Translations of “verge”
in Arabic حافّة…
in Korean 가장자리…
in Malaysian bahu jalan…
in French bord…
in Turkish yol kenarı…
in Italian ciglio stradale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 邊, 邊緣, 邊沿…
in Russian край…
in Polish pobocze, krawędź drogi…
in Vietnamese bờ, ven…
in Spanish hierba al borde del camino, margen, borde…
in Portuguese margem, beira…
in Thai ริม (ถนน, ทางเดิน)…
in German der Rand…
in Catalan marge (d’herba)…
in Japanese (草や芝生のはえた)道端…
in Indonesian tepi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 边, 边缘, 边沿…
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